I’ve got a bit of a backlog of projects still to show you, most of them items I made for Daughter No 2. And a couple of my own. Today’s offering is a blouse that I’d been putting off making for a while (I’m not a glutton for punishment!), but eventually I had to give in and get it made. Daughter No 2 had asked for this blouse to be made in a piece of burgundy wine coloured fabric we bought from the Fancy Silk Store a rather long time ago now. It’s polyester (so doesn’t like the iron), is drapey, floaty and slippy.
The pattern is 130 from Burda November 2013. (The link is to the German site, the usual one is still hinky, and I don’t think it will ever be as good a resource for archive patterns as it was.) I traced the 36 and didn’t toile… I figured it was a loose fit anyway, so will be ok. I decided to French Seam everything on... [read more]